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1963 Mississippi State University Basketball Team

In 1963, Coach Babe McCarthy and the MSU Basketball team were forced to sneak out of state in order to play against Loyola (Chicago) in the NCAA Tournament, defying the "Unwritten Rule" that Mississippi teams could not play against integrated schools.

Interviews with players

Loyola University Athletic Department video on the Game of Change

Loyola University Athletics video of a Q&A Session with players from the Game of Change

Michigan State University honors the Game of Change between Mississippi State and Loyola, played at the Jenson Field House in Lansing, Michigan.

Books about the MSU Basketball Team and University History

More Books on MSU History